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Winfield Scott, 1786-1866

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1786
Place of Birth: Laurel branch, VA
Date of Death: 1866
Place of Death: West Point, NY

Identity:

Winfield Scott was the son of William and Ann Scott.

Life:

He was General-in-Chief of the US army from 1841 to 1861.

Bibliography:

Yoseloff, Thomas (ed.), Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, PA, 1956, vol. 1, p. 10.